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  • By Molly Clark Knowledge sharing among employees is understood to be increasingly key to organizational success in today’s competitive marketplace. The amount of knowledge sharing that employees engage in is impacted by workplace conflict. However, different types of conflict that occur in the workplace have very different implications for knowledge sharing as well as the […]
    Molly Clark
  • By Kyong Mazzaro In recent years, the literature on the drivers of social violence and homicide rates in Latin America has split into multiple streams of explanations that may seem incompatible. While most perspectives in the development studies field emphasize how adverse economic conditions such as poverty may incentivize crime, criminological and other conflict resolution […]
    Kyong Mazzaro
  • By Regina Kim Most people are members of several different social groups, including nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, political ideology, social class and occupation. However, people differ on how much they see these identities as overlapping or similar, and Brewer and her colleagues call this social identity complexity. For example, some may perceive the different groups […]
    Regina Kim
  • By Nick Redding At the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR) we employ dynamical systems theory (DST) as a perspective for understanding complex social problems. The theory proposes that conflicts are the result of multiple factors that interact, change and evolve (or devolve) together over time. To truly understand conflict processes, […]
    Nick Redding

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  • Danielle Coon joined the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution as the Associate Director in September 2015.  Danielle previously worked with a non-profit social service agency in New York City managing apartment buildings for low-income senior citizens and focused on housing issues in Ecuador with Habitat for Humanity through advocacy, education programs […]
  • MD-ICCCR Staff, Teachers College Dr. Claudia E. Cohen is a Senior Lecturer in the Social-Organizational Program at Teachers College and has been the Associate Director of the ICCCR since 2008. As a scholar-practitioner of conflict studies, her career has combined research, practice and teaching in a range of settings. Dr. Cohen’s current research interests include: […]
  • MD-ICCCR Instructor, Teachers College Robert Ferguson, Ph.D. has practiced psychology over twenty years. As an executive coach, leadership development expert, and professional speaker, he has provided consulting, conflict resolution, mediation, and leadership training to organizations such as Credit Suisse USA, Merrill Lynch, Ahlstrom, Kennametal, KBI Biopharma, Aegon, and many other companies, startups, universities and nonprofits. […]
  • Senior Vice President, The Fortune Society Stanley Richards has worked in the Criminal Justice field for over 25 years. His work with inmates started while incarcerated in a New York State prison, where he worked as the inmate Director of Pre-Release.  Stanley’s professional experience began in 1991 at The Fortune Society, where he initially worked […]

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